Course Opens International Field Research to College Students with Disabilities

Stawamus Chief Mountain (photo by Brett Gilley)

A UC researcher leads the trip that ends with participation in the Geological Society of America’s Annual Meeting. By: Dawn Fuller Phone: (513) 556-1823 A group of 15 graduate and undergraduate college students from the U.S. and Canada are packing for an adventure they’ve never had before – a chance...

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Application Deadline Extended! Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU Professional Development Program

The application deadline for the Minorities Striving and Pursuing Higher Degrees of Success in GEO REU (MS PHD’S–GEO REU) Professional Development Program has been extended to September 22, 2014! This exciting new program hosted by the Institute for Broadening Participation (IBP) offers full financial support to attend the 2014...

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Studying the Worlds Oceans through Adaptive Technologies

Dr. Amy Bower, Senior Scientist in the Department of Physical Oceanography at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution has been chasing ocean currents in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans for over 25 years, primarily by releasing acoustically tracked floats far below the sea surface. Legally blind since her mid-20s, Amy uses...

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June 2014 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Community Quick Hits

9.   IAGD Community Quick Hits The IAGD membership continues to expand! The IAGD Network is growing exponentially.  IAGD members can be found in 16 countries, 42 US states, and the District of Columbia. States still needing representation: Alabama, Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Mississippi, North Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming. Please...

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June 2014 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Student Community

8.   IAGD Student Community Students are especially encouraged to join and help us continue to build the growing community of students with disabilities in the geosciences.  This community will begin to provide a network of academic resources and personal advice for students interested in pursuing geoscience degree programs....

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June 2014 IAGD Newsletter: Instructional Accommodation Workshop

6.   Instructional Accommodation Workshop Bring one to your campus! The Instructional Approaches to Access, Accommodation, and Inclusion for Students with Disabilities in the Geosciences workshop has now been presented in Charlotte, NC, San Francisco, CA, San Antonio, TX, and in Brisbane, Australia.  It has been presented in a...

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June 2014 IAGD Newsletter: IAGD Global Ambassadors Wanted

7.   IAGD Global Ambassadors Wanted Are you interested in representing your country on the IAGD Network? The IAGD global network is quickly expanding around the world.  As such, we are seeking international ambassadors to work collaboratively with the IAGD Executive Committee in future development of the network and...

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June 2014 IAGD Newsletter: Events and Activities at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting

4.   Events and Activities at the 2014 GSA Annual Meeting IAGD Annual Meeting: Don’t forget to attend the IAGD Annual Meeting on Sunday afternoon, October 19!  We pride ourselves in making sure that this meeting does not last longer than one hour!  The exact time and location of...

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Disclaimer: This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0939645. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.


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